Hatcheries!!!

Discussion in 'Geese' started by DuckMan50, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. DuckMan50

    DuckMan50 Out Of The Brooder

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    I alread have ducks and chickens and thinking about getting geese. what is the cheapest hatchery to buy geese close to pennsylvania???
     
  2. goosemama

    goosemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in Western NY so have used Meyer Hatchery in Ohio with good success, but I think you may have trouble finding geese this late in the season. I tried to buy goslings the end of May and every hatchery I contacted was sold out for the year. Hope you can find some goslings someplace because they are really unique. Perhaps it was just because I was looking for Pilgrims. Maybe Craigslist or a local person in your area may have some young stock for sale. Good luck to you!
     
  3. DuckMan50

    DuckMan50 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanx.

    Anybody else want 2 comment???
     
  4. countrychix

    countrychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's also Myer Poultry Farm in western PA. I ordered from them last year and was very happy with them.
     
  5. SebrightLuver

    SebrightLuver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2011
    I ordered Pilgrim goslings from Ideal this spring and was very happy with them
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I ordered a sexed pair of Toulouse geese from Ideal and am very happy - especialy since Ideal said it was the last hatch of geese for the year.

    Geese are so much more "seasonal" layers than chickens, so it might be very hard to find any babies this time of year. Good luck!
     
  7. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    If cheap is your only criteria, you might keep an eye on Craigslist. Lots of people get geese and then decide they don't like them and try to sell them. They will be cheap, or even free.
     
  8. pitbullnh

    pitbullnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have chicken swaps in your area? You can check there...if not the fall fairs are coming up..good luck on your goose search..
    Dawn
     

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